Credit Card Approval Code

Rick Granick

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The approval codes on credit card sales are generally six digits. Occasionally we get a code that is five digits follwed by the letter B. Anyone know why this is, or if it has any significance?

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I’ve had a bunch of “B”’s this week, too.

I think ‘cause there are only 1,000,000 possible numbers for a six digit code, they ran out.

There must be a whole lot of people running up their charge cards this week.
 
Actually, whenever I get one with a letter at the end it usually is an A. Sometimes a B.
 
Originally posted by Jerry Ervin:
</font><blockquote>quote:</font><hr />Originally posted by Bob Doyle:
Rick, maybe the "A" is assumed?
We all know what happens when one ***-u-mes. </font>[/QUOTE]Am I to assume you are correct?!

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